Is Christ in Every Verse?

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Is Christ in Every Verse?

Abner Chou | 

But then we get to a passage like this in our Scripture-reading plans:

Now when you bring an offering of a grain offering baked in an oven, it shall be unleavened cakes of fine flour mixed with oil, or unleavened wafers spread with oil. (Lev. 2:4)

How are we supposed to nourish our souls with this law about baking?

People have come up with a variety of answers to this question. One method is to seek to find Christ in every verse. Perhaps Christ is the unleavened cakes, or the wafers. Or maybe this is a symbol of Christ’s future offering on Calvary.

Is Christ mentioned—or embedded somewhere—in every verse? Should we find creative ways to read Him into every portion of Scripture? How should preachers declare Him from all of Scripture? These questions matter, because how we handle the word of God matters…


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